from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a card game
  • v. To incline upward so as to appear at the surface.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclined upward.
  • n. A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
  • n. The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
  • intransitive v. To incline upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology and mining, an outcrop.
  • In geology and mining, outcropping.
  • In geology and mining, to appear at the surface; crop out: said of the edges of strata.
  • n. A game of cards resembling faro, invented in Venice, and popular throughout Europe during the eighteenth century and the latter part of the seventeenth.
  • n. Same as basset-hound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
  • v. appear at the surface


From French bassette, from Italian bassetta. (Wiktionary)



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